Wednesday 11th February, 2015
Further to the general trading statement released on SENS on 11 December 2014 the Aveng Board of Directors wish to provide specific guidance on the range of the expected decrease in headline earnings per share (?HEPS?) ahead of the release of its interim results for the period ending 31 December 2014, in terms of paragraph 3.4 (b) of the JSE Listings Requirements.
Aveng Shareholders are advised that in respect of the unaudited financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2014, the Group anticipates HEPS to decline by between 55% and 60% to between 32.8 and 36.9 cents per share in relation to the comparative period's HEPS of 82.1 cents per share.
The above information has not been reviewed or reported on by the Aveng Group's auditors. The Group's interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2014 will be released on SENS on 17 February 2015 when the Group will be updating the market on its business in a presentation in Johannesburg on the same day, and in Cape Town on 18 February 2015. The presentation will be available for all stakeholders on the Group's website, www.aveng.co.za.